Friday, June 10, 2011

MORNING HEADLINES: All in the game

Posted By on Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 7:13 AM

Cash or store credit -- Forgers have been using a digital printer to print off fake receipts, fooling Northern Quest Casino and Wal-Mart, for a time, into giving them refunds on ill-gotten products. Some of the forger's minions have been arrested, but the "master forger" is still out there. (KXLY)

Class Effect 2 -- Four Rogers high school students have designed a video game to introduce eighth-graders to the Rogers experience. One lesson: Get to the cafeteria first if you want pizza. (SR)

Bonus three-day weekend -- Good news for many state employees: They get the day off. Bad news: They don't get paid. This is the final of 10 furlough days intended to save money in the state budget. (KREM)

Man on Wire-- After Eric Holder, U.S. attorney general, light-heartedly asked for a season six of the inner-city Baltimore serialized HBO drama, The Wire, Wire showrunner David Simon offered him deal: I'll make another season of The Wire, if you cancel the Drug War. (Atlantic Wire)

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